governing body

Main Entry:  governing body
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a group of people who formulate policy and direct an institution along with its management
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governing body

noun
the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment" [syn: administration
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